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Shut at home, but dreaming of the beach? Our editors share their top mood-boosting buys with mileage now and when lockdown ends – all under £35

Cotton ribbed jumper, £29.50
Dulcie, deputy fashion editor

Now: “I’ll size up and pair with Goodmove leggings so I can work from home and do my daily walk in the same outfit.”

Later: “As a lightweight outer layer for summer evening barbecues.”

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Polka-dot dress, £35
Kate, deputy head of content

Now: “Layered under a chunky cardigan to look smart from the waist up on video calls. No one needs to know my gym leggings are underneath!”

Later: “With strappy sandals and earthy accessories.”

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Cotton macramé bag, £25
Miranda, fashion editor

Now: “Tucked into my running backpack on my morning run so I can stop for essential groceries on my way home.”

Then: “For toting my book, water bottle and snacks to the park or beach.”

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Linen T-shirt, £15
Charlotte, assistant social media manager

Now: “All day, every day – it’s soft, comfortable and adds a pop of print under a V-neck jumper.”

Then: “This’ll be a weekend favourite with jeans and trainers.”

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White linen cami, £25
Rachel, head of content

Now: “With a slouchy jacket or cardi to add a sense of occasion to Friday night Houseparty drinks.”

Later: “All summer long, with denim or linen bottoms.”

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Cropped denim jacket, £35
Christina, senior social media manager

Now: “Over a T-shirt and leggings to take the edge off the morning chill when I go for my daily pre-work walk.”

Later: “With a maxi dress and slider sandals for drinks on warm summer evenings.”

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White broderie blouse, £29.50
Katherine, social media marketing exec

Now: “Under denim dungarees to add prettiness to my at-home outfits.”

Later: “With khaki cargo shorts and strappy gladiator sandals for beach walks and sightseeing.”

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Words: Miranda Eason / Images: Josh Shinner / Art direction: Nicola Rose / Styling: Karen Preston / Stylist’s assistant: Tamala Ayres
Hair: Ben Cooke / Make-up: Karina Constantine / Model: Shan Khan at First Model Management

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